he United States Geological Survey (US Geological Surveyfor its abbreviation in English) shares with us the updated report on the tremors that occurred in the United States of America and that were recorded during the past 24 hours. Due to its geographical location on the plates North America and the Pacific And failures St. Andrew and WasatchSeismic events are constant in different states such as California, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii.
- How do you know if your emergency kit is well equipped to handle earthquakes in the USA, according to the USGS?
Tremor in the USA via USGS live report today, December 27th
In this article you will find a detailed report on today's seismic activity, Wednesday 27 Decemberspecifying the time, degree of strength and location of the epicenter of the last earthquake felt in the North American territory, according to official data on the interactive map USGS delays earthquakes And warning system Vibrating alert.
The countries with the statistically highest seismic rate are: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
The West Coast of the United States is an area of high seismic activity due to the subduction of the Pacific Plate under the North American Plate. This region includes states California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska.
the Rocky mountains It is another region with high seismic activity in the United States, and this region includes states Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Nevada.
he Tennessee Valley It is an area of moderate seismic activity in the United States, and this area includes states Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.
It is very important to be prepared for the possibility of an earthquake in these cities United State Therefore, we advise you to make a family emergency plan and have a kit that includes food, water, medicine and other essential items.
USGS seismic hazard maps explained
How to contact the US Geological Survey (USGS)?
If you want more information about seismology you should contact Phone 1-888-275-8747 (option 2) or 1-888-392-8545 (web chat). You can write to Email [email protected] Which is compatible with United States Geological Survey (USGS).
Business hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
Address: USGS National Center 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, Virginia 2019.
What states in the United States have an earthquake alert?
ShakeAlert provides up-to-date data on tremors in the following cases: California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona and Montana.
Remember to refer to instructions provided by the US government for preparedness before, during, and after an earthquake. Always stay calm and convey peace of mind to your loved ones. Prepare an emergency backpack containing food, clothing and first aid kit. Contact the authorities closest to your area for emergency response.
Vibrating alert It is operated by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) within a network of seismometers to detect earthquakes and send real-time alerts to smartphones and other devices.
What to do in the event of a strong earthquake in the United States?
Based on information provided by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), I share with you the following recommendations on what to do when an earthquake occurs.
- Keep calm and find a place for earthquake protection.
- Lean against a wall or under a sturdy desk or table
- Turn off the electricity and close the water and gas valves.
- If you are on the street, stay away from buildings, poles and electrical cables.
- If you are at a crowd event, the person should stay still and protect their head and neck with their arms. In addition, you will also have to follow the instructions of those responsible for security at the venue.
- Create a family emergency plan and practice it regularly
- If you are driving in a tunnel, bridge or highway, you should slow down and stop after leaving the area.
- Keep an emergency kit in your home, car, and workplace